E-books available from the WCC computer network
ProQuest Ebook Central

About 200 titles of ebooks available for download in pdf, chapter by chapter, and about 11'000 titles in the field of religion and theology can be read online only (without download of pdf), on the WCC computer network.


The Open Access Digital Theological Library offers more than 180'000 books in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections. Freely available for download.

Oxford Handbooks Online

Full text of more than 30 Oxford Handbooks Online in the field of the religion studies available from the WCC computer network.

Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

Edited by Geoffrey Wainwright and Paul McPartlan, this handbook is an unparalleled compendium of ecumenical history, information, and reflection. With essays by nearly fifty experts across various fields, it is a major resource for all who are involved or interested in ecumenical work for reconciliation between Christians and for the unity of the Church.

World Christian Encyclopedia Online (Brill)

This online version of the 3rd edition of the "World Christian Encyclopedia" documents the changing status of World Christianity over the past 120 years from historical and social scientific perspectives.

T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Ethics

The "T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Ethics" brings together a wide range of quality scholars to address an equally wide range set of issues arising within Christian ethics.

Core bibliography on Ecumenism and World Christianity

Selected List of Bibliographical Resources for Theological Education and Ecumenical Research, compiled by WCC Programme on Ecumenical Theological Education (03.08.2010)